Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 34 48
Rank change year-on-year +14 +14 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 10 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.64% 1.68% 1.01%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 13.33% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Slough median daily rate £375 £295 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.12% -26.25% +21.21%
10th Percentile £313 £227 £265
90th Percentile £428 £359 £490
Berkshire median daily rate £355 £255 £400
% change year-on-year +39.22% -36.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £13.65

VMware ESXi is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 30 45 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 10.91% 12.57% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 49
Slough median daily rate £356 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.40% -2.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £206 £213 £200
90th Percentile £399 £482 £600
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Slough median hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.11% +38.46% -18.75%
10th Percentile £14.75 £21.25 £15.13
90th Percentile £16.25 £23.75 £18.38
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year +3.57% -24.53% +8.67%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Slough

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware ESXi in Slough.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Ansible
4 4 (40.00%) CentOS
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) XenApp
5 3 (30.00%) vSphere
5 3 (30.00%) Citrix
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) CCENT
6 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (20.00%) Replication
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) SMTP
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iPad
1 2 (20.00%) iPhone
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
1 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) CentOS
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Phone
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCENT
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
2 3 (30.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Kaspersky
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Veeam
Slough, Berkshire
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